Thousands of Britons failed to receive their wages on Friday (August 28) when a problem at Europe's biggest bank HSBC prevented some of its business customers from making payments.
The glitch affected payme
Britons in Bahrain will no longer be able to register births and deaths at the British Embassy in Manama from January 14.
As part of a centralisation programme, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has announced that it wi
A British citizen being sued by a subsidiary of the Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House (GFH) claims he was tricked into visiting Dubai, where he was subsequently arrested.
Former GFH Capital deputy chief executive David Haigh has be
Emergency passport procedures are being introduced for Britons in Bahrain, after it emerged there was a massive backlog of overseas applications that was taking months to clear.
From June 23, UK citizens can ap
Britons in Bahrain are being warned to be extra vigilant ahead of opposition threats to stage protests this week.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned of series of demonstrations are expected to start today (Februa
Security forces in the United Arab Emirates have detained three Iranians suspected of kidnapping a British-Iranian businessman who went missing in Dubai in June, the Dubai government said on Thursday.
Britain's Foreign Office
An Iraqi court sentenced a British security contractor on Monday to life in prison for killing two colleagues in 2009.
Daniel Fitzsimons had faced a possible death sentence after he was arrested in August 2009 over the shootings of Paul Mc
Britain has offered new passports to six citizens whose identities were used by suspects in a Dubai assassination, to spare the Britons from inadvertent arrest under an Interpol alert, according to an official.
Consular staff at the B
British charity fundraiser Ben Southall won the "best job in the world" on Wednesday -- caretaker of an Australian tropical island -- after an innovative marketing campaign that highlighted the power of social media.
Southall, 34, was pick